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Magic Meat


6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Turkey, ground0.75 lb1.5 lb3 lb
Ketchup0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Brown sugar1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Mustard0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Garlic powder0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Egg0.5 egg1 egg2 egg
1% (low-fat) milk0.5 Tbsp1 Tbsp2 Tbsp
Black pepper0.125 tsp0.25 tsp0.5 tsp
Wheat cereal squares0.75 cup1.5 cup3 cup
Beans, black0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. 2. In bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar and mustard. Mix well.
  3. 3. Remove 1/4 cup of mixture from bowl to use later.
  4. 4. Remove 1/4 cup of mixture from bowl to use later.
  5. 5. To the mixture in bowl, add garlic powder, egg, milk, beans, turkey and black pepper, and mix well.
  6. 6. Stir in wheat cereal squares. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  7. 7. Break up cereal squares and add ground beef. Mix.
  8. 8. Shape into loaf pans.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 slice (96g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 From Fat 49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Total Carb 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Using ground turkey instead of ground beef decreases the fat in meatloaf. You can also add vegetables to increase the nutrition.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Meat/Meat Alternate